Davis Awards 2003 - The Awards Circuit - By Clayton Davis

Davis Awards 2003

Best Motion Picture of the Year

  • “Big Fish” – Bruce Cohen; Dan Jinks; Richard D. Zanuck
  • “City of God” – Andrea Barrata Ribiero; Mauricio Andrade Ramos
  • “Finding Nemo” – Graham Walters
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” – Barrie M. Osbourne; Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh
  • “Mystic River” – Robert Lorenz; Judie Hoyt; Clint Eastwood

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Clint Eastwood – “Mystic River”
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu – “21 Grams”
  • Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Fernando Mierelles – “City of God”
  • Jim Sheridan – “In America”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

  • Johnny Depp – “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
  • Ben Kingsley – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Jude Law – “Cold Mountain”
  • Bill Murray – “Lost in Translation”
  • Sean Penn – “Mystic River”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  • Jennifer Connelly – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Diane Keaton – “Something’s Gotta Give”
  • Charlize Theron – “Monster”
  • Naomi Watts – “21 Grams”
  • Evan Rachel Wood – “Thirteen”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Sean Astin – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Benicio del Toro – “21 Grams”
  • Tim Robbins – “Mystic River”
  • Peter Sarsgaard – “Shattered Glass”
  • Ken Watanabe – “The Last Samurai”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Shohreh Aghdashloo – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Keisha Castle-Hughes – “Whale Rider”
  • Marcia Gay Harden – “Mystic River”
  • Laura Linney – “Mystic River”
  • Renee Zellweger – “Cold Mountain”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Guillermo Arriaga – “21 Grams”
  • Andrew Stanton – “Finding Nemo”
  • Jim Sheridan, Kristen Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan – “In America”
  • Quentin Tarantino – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Sofia Coppola – “Lost in Translation”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Braulio Mantovani – “City of God”
  • Anthony Minghella – “Cold Mountain”
  • Vadim Perelman – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Brian Helegand – “Mystic River”

Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble

  • “Big Fish”
  • “In America”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “Love Actually”
  • “Mystic River”

Best Original Score

  • Danny Elfman – “Big Fish”
  • Gabriel Yared – “Cold Mountain”
  • James Horner – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Hans Zimmer – “The Last Samurai”
  • Howard Shore – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

Best Achievement in Film Editing

  • Stephen Mirrione – “21 Grams”
  • Daniel Rezende – “City of God”
  • Sally Menke – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Jamie Selkirk – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Joel Cox – “Mystic River”

Best Achievement in Cinematography

  • Rodrigo Prieto – “21 Grams”
  • Cesar Charlone – “City of God”
  • John Seale – “Cold Mountain”
  • John Toll – “The Last Samurai”
  • Andrew Lesnie – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Colleen Atwood & Donna O’Neal – “Big Fish”
  • Kumiko Ogawa & Catherine Marie Thomas – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Nglia Dickson – “The Last Samurai”
  • Nglia Dickson & Richard Taylor – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Judianna Makovsky – “Seabiscuit”

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • “Big Fish”
  • “Cold Mountain”
  • “The Last Samurai”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “Kill Bill Vol. 1″

Best Achievement in Sound

  • “Finding Nemo”
  • “The Last Samurai”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “The Matrix: Reloaded”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”

Best Song From/Used from a Motion Picture

  • “Man of the Hour” from “Big Fish”
  • “You Will Be My Ain’ True Love” from “Cold Mountain”
  • “Bring Me to Life” from “Daredevil”
  • “My Immortal” from “Daredevil”
  • “Into the West” from “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
Clayton Davis (1579 Posts)

Clayton Davis is the respected and esteemed AwardsCircuit.com editor. Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Movie Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards.